Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Gilliam County Records Inventory

Judgment and Execution Records


Series records official decisions by the court and subsequent instructions to the sheriff to recover costs and awards related to debt, divorce, and other civil cases. The record serves as the official notice of the existence of a lien. Information includes title and case number; names of plaintiff, creditor, defendant, debtor, and attorney; amount of judgments; description of property levied on; writ of execution; disposition of case; decisions on appeals; dates docketed and satisfied; and volume and page numbers where recorded. Records may include judgment dockets, execution dockets, and fee books.

Records at the Gilliam County Courthouse, Lower Vault:
Execution Docket Circuit Court, 1885-1891 (1 volume);
Execution Docket [with index], 1888-1899 (1 volume); vol. 2, 1898-1921 (1 volume);
Judgment Docket, vol. A-C, 1885-1902 (3 volumes);
Judgment Lien Docket County Court, vol. A, 1903-1921 (1 volume);
Judgment Lien Docket, vol. D, 1902-1920 (1 volume).


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